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Why Afghanistan's 'Underground Girls' Skirt Tradition To Live As Boys - NPR
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:11:55 GMT

Why Afghanistan's 'Underground Girls' Skirt Tradition To Live As Boys
NPR
In many families of Afghanistan, the birth of a girl is mourned. While boys are seen as blessings, girls are considered burdens and forced to live a strict life of limited options. They can't leave the house alone; they're not educated; and they're ...

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Soldier with Mass. ties killed in Afghanistan - Boston Globe
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:43:39 GMT

Columbus Dispatch

Soldier with Mass. ties killed in Afghanistan
Boston Globe
US Army. Major Michael Donahue. A soldier with Massachusetts ties was killed in action in Afghanistan Tuesday. Major Michael J. Donahue, 41, a 1990 graduate of Whitman-Hanson Regional High School, was a paratrooper who had been stationed at Fort ...
Navy Reservist killed in Afghanistan was from ReynoldsburgColumbus Dispatch
Former Jackson County resident killed in AfghanistanChillicothe Gazette
Paratrooper major killed in AfghanistanArmyTimes.com
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Back from Afghanistan, Scottsdale dad surprises son at school - azcentral.com
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:36:45 GMT

azcentral.com

Back from Afghanistan, Scottsdale dad surprises son at school
azcentral.com
6, art teacher Allison Vredevoogd received a call from her son, Army Reserve staff Sgt. Lon Giancola, who had been wounded in Afghanistan. He gave only a few details but told her he was OK. The next day, mother and son shared a video call that was ...

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In Brutal Year, 7th Journalist Is Killed in Afghanistan - New York Times
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:22:01 GMT

Khaama Press

In Brutal Year, 7th Journalist Is Killed in Afghanistan
New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan woman has become the seventh journalist killed in Afghanistan so far this year, an Afghan media group said Wednesday, adding to a toll that has already made 2014 by far the deadliest year for the news media here since ...
Another Journalist Murdered As Afghanistan Faces Its Deadliest Reporting ...Huffington Post
Female Student Killed In North AfghanistanRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Female journalist brutally murdered in northern AfghanistanKhaama Press

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Afghanistan asks Washington for $537 million bailout - Fox News
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:35:41 GMT

Fox News

Afghanistan asks Washington for $537 million bailout
Fox News
The bailout request comes just a little less than four months after President Obama said, “The bottom line is, it's time to turn the page on more than a decade in which so much of our foreign policy was focused on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.”.
Afghanistan: 'Broke and Needs a $537 Million Bailout'The Weekly Standard (blog)

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Jacqui Lambie desecrated memory of Afghanistan hero, photographer says - The Guardian
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 04:25:20 GMT

The Guardian

Jacqui Lambie desecrated memory of Afghanistan hero, photographer says
The Guardian
The memory of Afghanistan's first female police officer has been desecrated by the Palmer United party's senator Jacqui Lambie and others, a photographer says. Canadian Lana Slezic is outraged to learn that her photograph of Afghanistan's lieutenant ...
Woman in Jacqui Lambie's photograph believed to be Afghanistan policewomanDaily Mail
Ban the burka photo shared by PUP senator Jacqui Lambie is of Afghan ...ABC Online
Photographer slams Lambie's use of policewoman in burqa imageSBS

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Afghanistan election results announced Sunday. Will they matter? - Christian Science Monitor
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:36:45 GMT

Christian Science Monitor

Afghanistan election results announced Sunday. Will they matter?
Christian Science Monitor
Afghan presidential candidate and former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah speaks during a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan on Sept. 8. The ballot counting in Afghanistan's five-month--long presidential election is finished, but as negotiations ...
Political Impasse in Afghanistan Erodes Hope for Peace Talks With TalibanWall Street Journal
Afghanistan to Announce Election Audit Results on SundayVoice of America
Afghan Presidential Vote Result to Come SundayABC News

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Odierno: More troops in Afghanistan may get pink slips - Stars and Stripes
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:11:36 GMT

Odierno: More troops in Afghanistan may get pink slips
Stars and Stripes
WASHINGTON — More soldiers could learn while in Afghanistan that they are being forced out of the military, the Army's top officer said Friday. Army chief of staff Gen. Ray Odierno discussed the cuts with reporters Friday at a breakfast in Washington.

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Afghanistan's stability depends on two presidential contenders reaching a deal - Washington Post
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:18:52 GMT

Daily News & Analysis

Afghanistan's stability depends on two presidential contenders reaching a deal
Washington Post
AFGHANISTAN IS teetering between a political implosion that could ignite civil war in Kabul and a power-sharing deal that could give the country another chance for stability. Election authorities will soon announce the results of a disputed ...
Afghan election crisis talks stall over release of vote resultsReuters UK
Afghanistan election crisis: Talks stall over release of vote resultsDaily News & Analysis

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NC-based Marine from Suffolk killed in Afghanistan - The Virginian-Pilot
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 04:02:01 GMT

W*USA 9

NC-based Marine from Suffolk killed in Afghanistan
The Virginian-Pilot
A Marine from Suffolk was killed Monday in Afghanistan in what officials described as an insider attack by an Afghan soldier. Sgt. Charles C. Strong, 28, was a member of the Marine Forces Special Operations Command. He graduated from Nansemond River ...
Va. Marine killed in AfghanistanW*USA 9
Marine from Virginia killed in AfghanistanJacksonville Daily News
NRHS graduate killed in AfghanistanSuffolk News-Herald
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